Server

Object Number: 
INV.14539
Date: 
ca. 1845 - 1860
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 8.3 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the handle: "MSD" in script stamped: on the underside of the handle: "BENEDICT 5 WALL ST" incuse
Description: 
Pierced silver pie server with upturned pointed handle decorated with beaded border and trefoil end; handle engraved with floral script initials "MSD"; spear-shaped blade is engraved across surface with foliate scrolls framing a pheasant; small pierced areas on the blade; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group